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Wisconsin Recalls

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Advice For Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) told reporters Thursday morning that he disagreed with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's assessment of the ...

The Wisconsin Blues

George Lakoff | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
George Lakoff

The Wisconsin recall vote should be put in a larger context. What happened in Wisconsin started well before Scott Walker became governor and will continue as long as progressives let it continue.

Obama Weighs In On Wisconsin Recall Loss

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Erin Mershon | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave his first public comments on the Wisconsin recalls since Gov. Scott Walker (R) resoundingly defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom B...

Amanda Terkel

Progressive Senator On Why Conservatives Donate More Money To Super PACs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- No Democratic lawmaker is being bombarded by more negative ads than Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). So far, GOP-aligned groups have p...

Amanda Terkel

The Next Big Election In Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The effort to reform the Senate's filibuster rules may get another backer if Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is elected to the chamber in No...

Dave Jamieson

Following Recall, Labor Leader Insists Walker Win Not A 'Crystal Ball'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Taking stock after Gov. Scott Walker's win in Tuesday's recall election, the leader of the largest federation of unions in the U.S. downplayed the imp...

Amanda Terkel

'Overwhelming' Turnout Reported In Wisconsin Recall

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsinites came out in droves on Tuesday to vote in the recall election, with long lines at polling places, large numbers of new voter...

Matt Sledge

Occupy Protesters Watch Wisconsin Recall With Wariness

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

While Gov. Scott Walker was making his final pitch to Wisconsin voters Monday night in front of a crowd of supporters, a group of a couple dozen prote...

Obama Campaign Sends Out Wisconsin Recall Email For Tom Barrett

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Paige Lavender | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- The Obama campaign used its social networks to help get out the vote on Tuesday, as Wisconsinites head to the polls and determine the pol...

Amanda Terkel

DECISION DAY: Wisconsin Voters Head To The Polls For Recall Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to reelect one of the most polarizing politicians in the country, choosing bet...

Matt Sledge

Head Of Wisconsin Teachers Union Says Recall Will Be 'Exceedingly Close'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

The leader of the 98,000-member strong union of Wisconsin teachers and educators said on Monday that the recall election of Gov. Scott Walker will be ...

Green Bay Packers Players Urge Voters To Defeat Scott Walker

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Green Bay Packers players are helping to get out the vote in the Wisconsin recall elections. On Monday, wide receiver Tori Gurley and tight end Jer...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Recall Affecting People's Personal Relationships

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- The Wisconsin recall elections are being called an "epic battle," a "civil war" and even an "un-civil war." While no one is firing upo...

Justice Department To Monitor Wisconsin Recalls

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- The U.S. Department of Justice plans to monitor the recall elections in Wisconsin on Tuesday, and will dispatch a team of federal observe...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Recalls: Quirk In Election Law Could Throw Governance Into Disarray

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Right now, Wisconsin has a Republican governor and lieutenant governor. But after Tuesday's recall elections, the top two officials could...

Chuck Norris Jumps Into Wisconsin Recall

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Chuck Norris is jumping into the Wisconsin recall battle, telling Wisconsinites to ignore President Bill Clinton and vote for Gov. Scott Walker (R). ...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold On The Key To Beating Scott Walker

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Former Wisconsin Democratic Senator Russ Feingold is confident Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) is going to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Wa...

The Script For Scott Walker Phone Bank Volunteers

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Much of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) time in the final days before Tuesday's recall election has been spent visiting his campaign of...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Denies He Is Target Of Criminal Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) vehemently denied a new report stating he is the target of a criminal corruption probe on Saturday. Sp...

Amanda Terkel

Criminologist In Scott Walker Ad Says Governor 'Misrepresented' His Views

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) most memorable -- and controversial -- recall ad is one that goes after Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D)...

Amanda Terkel

Bill Clinton: 'Constant Conflict Is A Dead-Bang Loser'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Bill Clinton doesn't really like recalls. In fact, the former president spoke out against the process in 2003, when California was attemp...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Recall Candidates Tangle Over Crime Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) accused Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) during the gubernatorial debate on Thursday of running an inappro...

Tom Barrett Invites President Obama To Wisconsin Fish Fry

Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett plans to continue aggressively criticizing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) Thursday night when the men meet f...

Amanda Terkel

Bill Clinton Heading To Wisconsin To Campaign For Tom Barrett

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Wisconsin on Friday, adding a high-profile boost to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's (D) campaign...

Wisconsin Recall: Near-Presidential Turnout Predicted

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

Nearly 3 million people could turn out to vote in Tuesday's Wisconsin recall elections, according to predictions from the state's election agency. ...